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St. Louis Police Officer Shot in Head While Responding to Call Has Died


Black Lives Matter claims to be the voice for African Americans.

And they’re quick to scream and riot when criminals are killed by police.

But where is there outcry when a black police officer is slain in the line of duty?

Officer Tamarris  Bohannon, a three year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department, officially died from a shot to the head sustained on Saturday.

Here’s the story from Fox News:

Tamarris L. Bohannon, the police officer in St. Louis who was shot in the head Saturday responding to a barricade situation, died from his injuries Sunday, investigators said.

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The 29-year-old officer was survived by his wife and three children. His family penned a letter posted on Twitter by the police department that called him a “hero to many but most importantly to his loving wife and three incredible children.”

“The loss of this great man is felt deeply within the St. Louis community and we ask for your prayers and support in the days ahead,” the letter read.

Bohannon and another officer were shot when they responded to a shooting call in the Tower Grove South neighborhood around 6 p.m. on Saturday. A man had barricaded himself inside a home and fired at police.

The second officer, 30, who was shot in the leg, was treated and released after the shooting, St. Louis Police Department spokeswoman Officer Michelle Woodling said. The officer had been on the force for about six months.

The police department tweeted the following photo of a letter from Bohannon’s family:



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